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 GLAAD on Wikipedia

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Pseudo-acronym of Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. No longer an acronym; the official name is simply GLAAD (pronounced "glad"), to support the LGBT+ community in its entirety, including bisexual, transgender, etc., persons.

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  1. An American organization focusing on the inclusive portrayal of LGBT people in the media.
    • 1989, Martha Barron Barrett, Invisible Lives:
      [The] Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), believes, "Defamation is not just Jerry Falwell screeching...."

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